June 29, 2016

The Night My Heart Broke

toddler me and dad yiayia and papus garden

      When my father was diagnosed with lung cancer and brain metastasis on March 21st 2016, he asked the doctor breaking the news what the prognosis was for him. ‘Can I be honest?’ she asked him and he asked that she was. ‘If you were to ask me whether you had three years […]

Goodbye, Dad

me and dad holding hands

      Or as Ben better put it, see you later. All my love always, Your Girl xx Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Tweet about it Buzz it […]

Guess Who Kicked Cancer’s Butt?

Jim Out

      After six months of taking it easy on an extended sabbatical my brother is finally back home. Okay, so if I’m honest it wasn’t quite a fun, relaxing trip or anything. It was a fight against leukaemia. When he was first diagnosed I was trying to reassure the children that Jim would […]

Losing My Normal


      It’s gone 9pm and I am sitting listening to nothing but silence around me. It’s a novelty, this silence thing. I am used to being surrounded by people and with the bustle of children following me from the moment I wake up until not long before I go to bed. Silence is […]

Spring Picnics and Family: The Perfect Combination


      There is something quite appealing about the first sunny days after a long, dark winter. As I look out of the window now it could all have been an illusion but, for a few days at least, we could have been forgiven for thinking that spring was well under way and the […]

My Weight Loss Success Story: Now Featured on the DDP Yoga Site Itself!

ddp yoga success story

    How ridiculously excited am I? Allow me to tell you! I have just received notification that my weight loss story is now featured over on the DDP Yoga website itself! Words cannot even begin to explain how thrilled I am. It was only fairly recently that I revealed all about our weight loss journey. […]